The purpose of this role is to support the execution of a communication strategy (internal and external) within the country with a primary focus on digital platforms. Led by the Country Head of Marketing and working with programme staff, the post holder will create, develop and manage content for websites, events, press releases, newsletters catering to a variety of internal and external audiences and build and maintain healthy relationships with external agencies and partners. 


Location Colombo
Duration Fixed term contract for 2 years
Closing date Sunday 03 January 2021

Role overview

The role is attached to marketing which is a strategic function driving awareness, understanding and engagement with us across our diverse audiences.  We lead the development of our brand and use our expertise to tell inspiring stories to enhance our global reputation, build lifelong relationships, engage our staff and prove the impact of what we do.

These outputs will reinforce the British Council’s position as a cultural relations organisation with high-quality products and services that positively change lives.

How to apply

Please complete the online application no later than 3 January 2021.

Please note that it is mandatory to provide the reference details.

The short-listed candidates will be contacted within 2-3 weeks after the application closing date and we thank all prospective applicants for their interest in this organisation. 

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and child protection. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other irrelevant grounds.    

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989.

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